CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

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CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby slumbermonkey » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:22 pm

I have a CZ101 that I love to death but I want to stomp on its ugly interface every time I attempt to save a patch only to find it gone a week later. RA-3 cartridges are all but extinct it seems, I've heard of software patch libraries though, does anyone have a recommendation for a good Mac-based one? Or perhaps some other method for saving patches...?
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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby madtheory » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:35 pm

Try this maybe? I haven't used it myself:
http://www.sonicspot.com/soundlib/soundlib.html
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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby meatballfulton » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:48 pm

CZEditor might work.
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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby rhino » Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:22 am

Some guy on a CZ board was talking about cloning the RA-3 cartridge. Lemme see if I can find the link.
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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby Juno6 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:05 am

A friend of mine did the following... he put an adaptor for iirc 3 AA batteries instead of the 6 big batteries. Apparently, that is not enough to power on the synth, but it´s enough to retain the internal patches.

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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby slumbermonkey » Wed Dec 15, 2010 4:39 pm

Thanks for the replies, very helpful. I'm curious about the battery thing - I'm able to retain patches for a matter of hours or days sans batteries. Long term internal storage needs batteries though, it seems...? I worry about remembering to change the AA's using that method. Externalizing seems like the best way, I was hoping for something along the lines of that RA-3 clone, if that is indeed possible.
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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby Juno6 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:56 am

slumbermonkey wrote:Thanks for the replies, very helpful. I'm curious about the battery thing - I'm able to retain patches for a matter of hours or days sans batteries. Long term internal storage needs batteries though, it seems...? I worry about remembering to change the AA's using that method. Externalizing seems like the best way, I was hoping for something along the lines of that RA-3 clone, if that is indeed possible.


Here´s a topic about the battery mod.

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=56973

They´re supposed to last 9 months or more, so if you back up once in a while, I can´t think of any reason why you shouldn´t try it.

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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby gmeredith » Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:09 am

Here you go:

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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby gmeredith » Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:12 am

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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby gmeredith » Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:12 am

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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby Janis 1279 » Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:39 pm

Hi,
Thanks gmeredith,
Tested a 64-patch CZ RAM cartridge schematic with a one RAM chip HY6264. Only exception is inverted signal necessity from cartridge slot 6 pin as CS2 inverted as it goes in this schematic to IC2 pin 26. The schematic is like to EZ-CZ cartridge schematic for 4x16 patches, I thought.
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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby briandc » Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:12 pm

Found this:

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Re: CZ-101 Memory solutions!!!!

Postby BritSynths » Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:52 pm

That looks perfect

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